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Software Engineer (261313) Visa 189 Applicants 2014

retakeretake North RydePosts: 152Member
Mga tropa na nag-apply at mag-a-apply palang ng Software Engineer (261313) Visa 189 application this year 2014, dito tayo!

Visa Tracker: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/18d1OUvt_9wyGxVrUu-12aoo8evhMKwGFHrf2smAaoU4/edit?pli=1#gid=0

Visa 189 Application Timeline - Year 2014
Software Engineer (261313 ) Location: Singapore

23-Jan - Booked for IELTS exam at British Council SG.
15-Feb - IELTS Exam Take #1 (Writing Test)
18-Feb - Requested for Certificate of Employment from my present employer.
19-Feb - IELTS Exam Take #1 (Speaking Test)
05-Mar - Received IELTS Take #1 Exam Result = Failed! (L:6 R:8 W:7 S:7.5)
**Mar-Apr - For 2 months, requested former employers for COE.
05-Apr - IELTS Take #2 Writing Test.
10-Apr - IELTS Take #2 Speaking Test.
14-Apr - Submitted application to Australian Computer Society (ACS).
16-Apr - Booked for another IELTS (Take #3) at IDP. (Just in case that my Take #2 failed.)
17-Apr - Received an email from ACS, asking for "Certified True Copies" (CTC) of my documents.
23-Apr - IELTS Take #3 Speaking @IDP
24-Apr - IELTS Take #3 Writing @IDP
25-Apr - Received IELTS Take #2 Result = Good! (L:7 R:7.5 W:8 S:7)
30-Apr - Uploaded additional docs to my ACS account.
10-May - Received IELTS Take #3 Result = Bad! Got 6 on Listening, but that's okay as Take#2 is good!
12-Jun - Received ACS Result (Positive!). Lodged EOI Visa 189 in SkillSelect later that day (65 points)
13-Jun - Filled-out NBI Online Application.
17-Jun - Got cedula & Applied for Police Clearance (sa Munisipyo)
18-Jun - Received Police Clearance. Also got my NBI Clearance that day. (Online Application is indeed helpful!)
22-Jun - Received Invitation to Lodge Visa 189
23-Jun - Lodged and Paid for Visa 189.
25-Jun - Uploaded Documents to immiAccount
27-Jun - Applied for SG Certificate of Clearance (Acknowledgement Letter lang ng Visa 189 ang dinala ko) / Printed out eMedicalReferral Letter
7-Jul - Completed Medical Exam at Point Medical, Orchard.
10-Jul - Point Medical sent medical result to DIBP.
14-Jul - Frontloaded Form 80.
18-Jul - Received SG Certificate of Clearance.
7-Aug - Last Day of Work (SG)
15-Aug - Flight back to Pinas

< Spent time with family, relatives & friends before the move >

3-Sept - CO Allocation (Called DIBP)
18 -Sept - CO asked for confirmation to deduct 5 points.
22 -Sept - Visa Grant!
23 -Sept - Attended CFO-PDOS
27 -Sept - Flight to Sydney.
28 -Sept - TouchDown Sydney!

< 1 month job hunting >

24 - Oct - Job Offer.
29 - Oct - First Day at Work!

25 Dec - Jan 1 = First Christmas and New Year Down Under!

Comments

  • retakeretake North Ryde
    Posts: 152Member
    Joined: Mar 13, 2014
    Mga Software Engineers na kababayan, share-an naman tayo ng update dito.

    As of now, waiting pa rin ako ng CO. Mga 37 days na ako nag-hihintay pero front-loaded na lahat ng documents ko. Ang kinakatakot ko lang ay baka mas matagal pa ako mag-hintay.

    According sa Visa Tracker natin, https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/18d1OUvt_9wyGxVrUu-12aoo8evhMKwGFHrf2smAaoU4/edit?pli=1#gid=0 usually ay mga 25-35 days lang ang hinihintay ng mga Visa 189 applicants until ma-allocate-an sila ng CO. But I think, sa dami siguro ng nag-apply ng 261313, ay mas mabagal ang allocation.

    Share na lang tayo ng updates mga tropa, para ma-track natin ang trend sa ating job code. Thanks!

    Visa Tracker: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/18d1OUvt_9wyGxVrUu-12aoo8evhMKwGFHrf2smAaoU4/edit?pli=1#gid=0

    Visa 189 Application Timeline - Year 2014
    Software Engineer (261313 ) Location: Singapore

    23-Jan - Booked for IELTS exam at British Council SG.
    15-Feb - IELTS Exam Take #1 (Writing Test)
    18-Feb - Requested for Certificate of Employment from my present employer.
    19-Feb - IELTS Exam Take #1 (Speaking Test)
    05-Mar - Received IELTS Take #1 Exam Result = Failed! (L:6 R:8 W:7 S:7.5)
    **Mar-Apr - For 2 months, requested former employers for COE.
    05-Apr - IELTS Take #2 Writing Test.
    10-Apr - IELTS Take #2 Speaking Test.
    14-Apr - Submitted application to Australian Computer Society (ACS).
    16-Apr - Booked for another IELTS (Take #3) at IDP. (Just in case that my Take #2 failed.)
    17-Apr - Received an email from ACS, asking for "Certified True Copies" (CTC) of my documents.
    23-Apr - IELTS Take #3 Speaking @IDP
    24-Apr - IELTS Take #3 Writing @IDP
    25-Apr - Received IELTS Take #2 Result = Good! (L:7 R:7.5 W:8 S:7)
    30-Apr - Uploaded additional docs to my ACS account.
    10-May - Received IELTS Take #3 Result = Bad! Got 6 on Listening, but that's okay as Take#2 is good!
    12-Jun - Received ACS Result (Positive!). Lodged EOI Visa 189 in SkillSelect later that day (65 points)
    13-Jun - Filled-out NBI Online Application.
    17-Jun - Got cedula & Applied for Police Clearance (sa Munisipyo)
    18-Jun - Received Police Clearance. Also got my NBI Clearance that day. (Online Application is indeed helpful!)
    22-Jun - Received Invitation to Lodge Visa 189
    23-Jun - Lodged and Paid for Visa 189.
    25-Jun - Uploaded Documents to immiAccount
    27-Jun - Applied for SG Certificate of Clearance (Acknowledgement Letter lang ng Visa 189 ang dinala ko) / Printed out eMedicalReferral Letter
    7-Jul - Completed Medical Exam at Point Medical, Orchard.
    10-Jul - Point Medical sent medical result to DIBP.
    14-Jul - Frontloaded Form 80.
    18-Jul - Received SG Certificate of Clearance.
    7-Aug - Last Day of Work (SG)
    15-Aug - Flight back to Pinas

    < Spent time with family, relatives & friends before the move >

    3-Sept - CO Allocation (Called DIBP)
    18 -Sept - CO asked for confirmation to deduct 5 points.
    22 -Sept - Visa Grant!
    23 -Sept - Attended CFO-PDOS
    27 -Sept - Flight to Sydney.
    28 -Sept - TouchDown Sydney!

    < 1 month job hunting >

    24 - Oct - Job Offer.
    29 - Oct - First Day at Work!

    25 Dec - Jan 1 = First Christmas and New Year Down Under!

  • mharcutemharcute Singapore
    Posts: 45Member
    Joined: Jul 08, 2014
    Present!....
    Nasa review pa lang me ng ielts..pero complete na lahat docu ko. Target to take the exam by Nov @ IDP Sg. :)

    06-Jan-14 to 10-Jan-14 Gather Documents for Submission
    13-Jan-14 to 02-May-14 ACS assesment for ANZSCO 261313
    17-Jul-14 to 31-Jul-14 VETASSESS - Bachelor equivalent
    01-Nov-14 to14-Nov-14 IELTS L-8.0 RW-7.5 S-6.5
    22-Nov-14... Submit for Remarking
    (and the wait begins) Failed sa remarking
    Mar 2015 IELTS Retake ( L-9.0 RW-8.0 S-6.5)
    (nawawalan na ng pag asa)
    16 Feb 2016 Try PTE-A
    19 Feb 2016 PTE scores ( L-79 RW-90 S-76)
    19 Feb 2016 SUBMIT EOI (finger crossed)

  • retakeretake North Ryde
    Posts: 152Member
    Joined: Mar 13, 2014
    All the best kapatid! @mharcute

    Visa Tracker: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/18d1OUvt_9wyGxVrUu-12aoo8evhMKwGFHrf2smAaoU4/edit?pli=1#gid=0

    Visa 189 Application Timeline - Year 2014
    Software Engineer (261313 ) Location: Singapore

    23-Jan - Booked for IELTS exam at British Council SG.
    15-Feb - IELTS Exam Take #1 (Writing Test)
    18-Feb - Requested for Certificate of Employment from my present employer.
    19-Feb - IELTS Exam Take #1 (Speaking Test)
    05-Mar - Received IELTS Take #1 Exam Result = Failed! (L:6 R:8 W:7 S:7.5)
    **Mar-Apr - For 2 months, requested former employers for COE.
    05-Apr - IELTS Take #2 Writing Test.
    10-Apr - IELTS Take #2 Speaking Test.
    14-Apr - Submitted application to Australian Computer Society (ACS).
    16-Apr - Booked for another IELTS (Take #3) at IDP. (Just in case that my Take #2 failed.)
    17-Apr - Received an email from ACS, asking for "Certified True Copies" (CTC) of my documents.
    23-Apr - IELTS Take #3 Speaking @IDP
    24-Apr - IELTS Take #3 Writing @IDP
    25-Apr - Received IELTS Take #2 Result = Good! (L:7 R:7.5 W:8 S:7)
    30-Apr - Uploaded additional docs to my ACS account.
    10-May - Received IELTS Take #3 Result = Bad! Got 6 on Listening, but that's okay as Take#2 is good!
    12-Jun - Received ACS Result (Positive!). Lodged EOI Visa 189 in SkillSelect later that day (65 points)
    13-Jun - Filled-out NBI Online Application.
    17-Jun - Got cedula & Applied for Police Clearance (sa Munisipyo)
    18-Jun - Received Police Clearance. Also got my NBI Clearance that day. (Online Application is indeed helpful!)
    22-Jun - Received Invitation to Lodge Visa 189
    23-Jun - Lodged and Paid for Visa 189.
    25-Jun - Uploaded Documents to immiAccount
    27-Jun - Applied for SG Certificate of Clearance (Acknowledgement Letter lang ng Visa 189 ang dinala ko) / Printed out eMedicalReferral Letter
    7-Jul - Completed Medical Exam at Point Medical, Orchard.
    10-Jul - Point Medical sent medical result to DIBP.
    14-Jul - Frontloaded Form 80.
    18-Jul - Received SG Certificate of Clearance.
    7-Aug - Last Day of Work (SG)
    15-Aug - Flight back to Pinas

    < Spent time with family, relatives & friends before the move >

    3-Sept - CO Allocation (Called DIBP)
    18 -Sept - CO asked for confirmation to deduct 5 points.
    22 -Sept - Visa Grant!
    23 -Sept - Attended CFO-PDOS
    27 -Sept - Flight to Sydney.
    28 -Sept - TouchDown Sydney!

    < 1 month job hunting >

    24 - Oct - Job Offer.
    29 - Oct - First Day at Work!

    25 Dec - Jan 1 = First Christmas and New Year Down Under!

  • araeadaraead Melbourne
    Posts: 40Member
    Joined: Jun 09, 2014
    present!

    ANZSCO 261313 Software Engineer

    mar 25 submitted acs
    apr 5 ielts exam
    apr 21 ielts results (L=9.5, R=8.5, WS=7.5 overall 8.0)
    may 20 acs results suitable
    may 20 Submitted SS application for VIC
    may 20 Submitted EOI for Visa 189
    may 21 Updated EOI for Visa 189
    may 27 Updated EOI to include Visa 190
    jun 23 Got invited to apply for Visa 189
    jun 23 Applied for My Health Declarations
    jun 24 Lodged Visa 189 application
    jul 9 NBI Finger Printing done and Sent to Philippines
    jul 12 Health Exam Completed
    jul 22 Release of Certificate of Clearance
    jul 24 Uploaded: NBI Clearance, SG Police Clearance, eMedical Information Sheet, Spouse Proof of Functional English -IELTS
    jul 27 Uploaded: Form 80
    sep 4 Direct Grant (Team 2 GSM Adelaide)

    TO GOD BE ALL GLORY

  • jr17sgjr17sg North Ryde
    Posts: 28Member
    Joined: Apr 12, 2013
    Good luck guys! Sa tingin ko lang, may advantage din na nagwork sa SG.. Alam kasi nila dito na "difficult" ang mga clients dun kaya alam nila na dumaan na tayo sa hirap lol

    261313 - Software Engineer

    2013 Mar 23 - IELTS at British Council SG
    2013 Apr 05 - Results: L-9.0, R-8.5, W-7.0, S-7.5, O:8.0
    --------- - Procrastinating
    2013 Jun 11 - ACS Assessment Application
    2013 Sep 10 - ACS Result: Positive
    2013 Sep 11 - EoI Application for visa 189 (65 pts)
    2013 Oct 06 - Received Invitation
    2013 Oct 07 - Lodged Application
    2013 Oct 19 - Medical Exam
    2013 Oct 22 - Medical Results Uploaded
    2013 Oct 30 - SG PCC Application
    2013 Nov 20 - SG PCC Collected
    2013 Nov 21 - CO Allocated
    2013 Nov 21 - NBI Fingerprinting @ Embassy in SG
    2013 Nov 28 - NBI Clearance Received
    2013 Nov 29 - Form 80 & Other Docs Uploaded
    2013 Dec 06 - Visa Grant!
    2014 Mar 16 - Arrived in Sydney
    2014 Apr 01 - Started applying for a job
    2014 Apr 15 - 1st job, Software Dev
    2014 Jun 16 - 2nd job (Quit 1st)

  • retakeretake North Ryde
    Posts: 152Member
    Joined: Mar 13, 2014
    kapatid @araead , ask ko lang kung ilan yung EOI points mo. Halos pareho kasi tayo ng timeline at malaki chance na pareho tayo ng date ng CO Allocation/Grant. Sa EOI Points lang siguro magkakatalo.

    Si @Naruto kasi, 261313 rin na nag-apply nung May pero wala pa syang CO until now. Not sure tuloy kung ano dahilan kung bakit yung ibang Software Engineer applicants ay na-a-allocatean ng CO ng maaga (like @kenshushei and @tuchul na both 65 pts).

    Thanks ulit!

    Visa Tracker: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/18d1OUvt_9wyGxVrUu-12aoo8evhMKwGFHrf2smAaoU4/edit?pli=1#gid=0

    Visa 189 Application Timeline - Year 2014
    Software Engineer (261313 ) Location: Singapore

    23-Jan - Booked for IELTS exam at British Council SG.
    15-Feb - IELTS Exam Take #1 (Writing Test)
    18-Feb - Requested for Certificate of Employment from my present employer.
    19-Feb - IELTS Exam Take #1 (Speaking Test)
    05-Mar - Received IELTS Take #1 Exam Result = Failed! (L:6 R:8 W:7 S:7.5)
    **Mar-Apr - For 2 months, requested former employers for COE.
    05-Apr - IELTS Take #2 Writing Test.
    10-Apr - IELTS Take #2 Speaking Test.
    14-Apr - Submitted application to Australian Computer Society (ACS).
    16-Apr - Booked for another IELTS (Take #3) at IDP. (Just in case that my Take #2 failed.)
    17-Apr - Received an email from ACS, asking for "Certified True Copies" (CTC) of my documents.
    23-Apr - IELTS Take #3 Speaking @IDP
    24-Apr - IELTS Take #3 Writing @IDP
    25-Apr - Received IELTS Take #2 Result = Good! (L:7 R:7.5 W:8 S:7)
    30-Apr - Uploaded additional docs to my ACS account.
    10-May - Received IELTS Take #3 Result = Bad! Got 6 on Listening, but that's okay as Take#2 is good!
    12-Jun - Received ACS Result (Positive!). Lodged EOI Visa 189 in SkillSelect later that day (65 points)
    13-Jun - Filled-out NBI Online Application.
    17-Jun - Got cedula & Applied for Police Clearance (sa Munisipyo)
    18-Jun - Received Police Clearance. Also got my NBI Clearance that day. (Online Application is indeed helpful!)
    22-Jun - Received Invitation to Lodge Visa 189
    23-Jun - Lodged and Paid for Visa 189.
    25-Jun - Uploaded Documents to immiAccount
    27-Jun - Applied for SG Certificate of Clearance (Acknowledgement Letter lang ng Visa 189 ang dinala ko) / Printed out eMedicalReferral Letter
    7-Jul - Completed Medical Exam at Point Medical, Orchard.
    10-Jul - Point Medical sent medical result to DIBP.
    14-Jul - Frontloaded Form 80.
    18-Jul - Received SG Certificate of Clearance.
    7-Aug - Last Day of Work (SG)
    15-Aug - Flight back to Pinas

    < Spent time with family, relatives & friends before the move >

    3-Sept - CO Allocation (Called DIBP)
    18 -Sept - CO asked for confirmation to deduct 5 points.
    22 -Sept - Visa Grant!
    23 -Sept - Attended CFO-PDOS
    27 -Sept - Flight to Sydney.
    28 -Sept - TouchDown Sydney!

    < 1 month job hunting >

    24 - Oct - Job Offer.
    29 - Oct - First Day at Work!

    25 Dec - Jan 1 = First Christmas and New Year Down Under!

  • araeadaraead Melbourne
    Posts: 40Member
    Joined: Jun 09, 2014
    @retake 60 points lng

    ANZSCO 261313 Software Engineer

    mar 25 submitted acs
    apr 5 ielts exam
    apr 21 ielts results (L=9.5, R=8.5, WS=7.5 overall 8.0)
    may 20 acs results suitable
    may 20 Submitted SS application for VIC
    may 20 Submitted EOI for Visa 189
    may 21 Updated EOI for Visa 189
    may 27 Updated EOI to include Visa 190
    jun 23 Got invited to apply for Visa 189
    jun 23 Applied for My Health Declarations
    jun 24 Lodged Visa 189 application
    jul 9 NBI Finger Printing done and Sent to Philippines
    jul 12 Health Exam Completed
    jul 22 Release of Certificate of Clearance
    jul 24 Uploaded: NBI Clearance, SG Police Clearance, eMedical Information Sheet, Spouse Proof of Functional English -IELTS
    jul 27 Uploaded: Form 80
    sep 4 Direct Grant (Team 2 GSM Adelaide)

    TO GOD BE ALL GLORY

  • araeadaraead Melbourne
    Posts: 40Member
    Joined: Jun 09, 2014
    @retake may priorities pala sila na sinusunod. 190 takes higher priority than 189 pala. here is the info.

    https://www.immi.gov.au/about/charters/client-services-charter/visas/8.0.htm

    ANZSCO 261313 Software Engineer

    mar 25 submitted acs
    apr 5 ielts exam
    apr 21 ielts results (L=9.5, R=8.5, WS=7.5 overall 8.0)
    may 20 acs results suitable
    may 20 Submitted SS application for VIC
    may 20 Submitted EOI for Visa 189
    may 21 Updated EOI for Visa 189
    may 27 Updated EOI to include Visa 190
    jun 23 Got invited to apply for Visa 189
    jun 23 Applied for My Health Declarations
    jun 24 Lodged Visa 189 application
    jul 9 NBI Finger Printing done and Sent to Philippines
    jul 12 Health Exam Completed
    jul 22 Release of Certificate of Clearance
    jul 24 Uploaded: NBI Clearance, SG Police Clearance, eMedical Information Sheet, Spouse Proof of Functional English -IELTS
    jul 27 Uploaded: Form 80
    sep 4 Direct Grant (Team 2 GSM Adelaide)

    TO GOD BE ALL GLORY

  • araeadaraead Melbourne
    Posts: 40Member
    Joined: Jun 09, 2014

    ANZSCO 261313 Software Engineer

    mar 25 submitted acs
    apr 5 ielts exam
    apr 21 ielts results (L=9.5, R=8.5, WS=7.5 overall 8.0)
    may 20 acs results suitable
    may 20 Submitted SS application for VIC
    may 20 Submitted EOI for Visa 189
    may 21 Updated EOI for Visa 189
    may 27 Updated EOI to include Visa 190
    jun 23 Got invited to apply for Visa 189
    jun 23 Applied for My Health Declarations
    jun 24 Lodged Visa 189 application
    jul 9 NBI Finger Printing done and Sent to Philippines
    jul 12 Health Exam Completed
    jul 22 Release of Certificate of Clearance
    jul 24 Uploaded: NBI Clearance, SG Police Clearance, eMedical Information Sheet, Spouse Proof of Functional English -IELTS
    jul 27 Uploaded: Form 80
    sep 4 Direct Grant (Team 2 GSM Adelaide)

    TO GOD BE ALL GLORY

  • retakeretake North Ryde
    Posts: 152Member
    Joined: Mar 13, 2014
    Thanks for sharing @araead !

    Usually sa mag nakikita ko, mga 3-4 months ang processing for Visa 190 at 2-3 month pag Visa 189. Anyway, bahala na lang si Lord kung kailan

    Visa Tracker: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/18d1OUvt_9wyGxVrUu-12aoo8evhMKwGFHrf2smAaoU4/edit?pli=1#gid=0

    Visa 189 Application Timeline - Year 2014
    Software Engineer (261313 ) Location: Singapore

    23-Jan - Booked for IELTS exam at British Council SG.
    15-Feb - IELTS Exam Take #1 (Writing Test)
    18-Feb - Requested for Certificate of Employment from my present employer.
    19-Feb - IELTS Exam Take #1 (Speaking Test)
    05-Mar - Received IELTS Take #1 Exam Result = Failed! (L:6 R:8 W:7 S:7.5)
    **Mar-Apr - For 2 months, requested former employers for COE.
    05-Apr - IELTS Take #2 Writing Test.
    10-Apr - IELTS Take #2 Speaking Test.
    14-Apr - Submitted application to Australian Computer Society (ACS).
    16-Apr - Booked for another IELTS (Take #3) at IDP. (Just in case that my Take #2 failed.)
    17-Apr - Received an email from ACS, asking for "Certified True Copies" (CTC) of my documents.
    23-Apr - IELTS Take #3 Speaking @IDP
    24-Apr - IELTS Take #3 Writing @IDP
    25-Apr - Received IELTS Take #2 Result = Good! (L:7 R:7.5 W:8 S:7)
    30-Apr - Uploaded additional docs to my ACS account.
    10-May - Received IELTS Take #3 Result = Bad! Got 6 on Listening, but that's okay as Take#2 is good!
    12-Jun - Received ACS Result (Positive!). Lodged EOI Visa 189 in SkillSelect later that day (65 points)
    13-Jun - Filled-out NBI Online Application.
    17-Jun - Got cedula & Applied for Police Clearance (sa Munisipyo)
    18-Jun - Received Police Clearance. Also got my NBI Clearance that day. (Online Application is indeed helpful!)
    22-Jun - Received Invitation to Lodge Visa 189
    23-Jun - Lodged and Paid for Visa 189.
    25-Jun - Uploaded Documents to immiAccount
    27-Jun - Applied for SG Certificate of Clearance (Acknowledgement Letter lang ng Visa 189 ang dinala ko) / Printed out eMedicalReferral Letter
    7-Jul - Completed Medical Exam at Point Medical, Orchard.
    10-Jul - Point Medical sent medical result to DIBP.
    14-Jul - Frontloaded Form 80.
    18-Jul - Received SG Certificate of Clearance.
    7-Aug - Last Day of Work (SG)
    15-Aug - Flight back to Pinas

    < Spent time with family, relatives & friends before the move >

    3-Sept - CO Allocation (Called DIBP)
    18 -Sept - CO asked for confirmation to deduct 5 points.
    22 -Sept - Visa Grant!
    23 -Sept - Attended CFO-PDOS
    27 -Sept - Flight to Sydney.
    28 -Sept - TouchDown Sydney!

    < 1 month job hunting >

    24 - Oct - Job Offer.
    29 - Oct - First Day at Work!

    25 Dec - Jan 1 = First Christmas and New Year Down Under!

  • buyanyanbuyanyan Singapore
    Posts: 64Member
    Joined: Jan 20, 2014
    @retake
    Sa SG din ako bro, tanong ko lang kung yung NBI clearance mo sa pinas mo kinuha? Or via embassy here in SG? Yung certicate of clearance sa SG, hindi ba pwede mag apply kung wala pa acknowledgement letter? Thanks in advance!
  • retakeretake North Ryde
    Posts: 152Member
    Joined: Mar 13, 2014
    @buyanyan - yo pare. Oo, sa Pinas ko kinuha.

    Yung SG CoC naman eh binigay ko lang yung Visa Summary nung ni-lodge kong visa 189. Nde ko sigurado kung papayag sila kung wala kang maibibigay na Visa summary, pero pwede mo pre i-try

    Visa Tracker: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/18d1OUvt_9wyGxVrUu-12aoo8evhMKwGFHrf2smAaoU4/edit?pli=1#gid=0

    Visa 189 Application Timeline - Year 2014
    Software Engineer (261313 ) Location: Singapore

    23-Jan - Booked for IELTS exam at British Council SG.
    15-Feb - IELTS Exam Take #1 (Writing Test)
    18-Feb - Requested for Certificate of Employment from my present employer.
    19-Feb - IELTS Exam Take #1 (Speaking Test)
    05-Mar - Received IELTS Take #1 Exam Result = Failed! (L:6 R:8 W:7 S:7.5)
    **Mar-Apr - For 2 months, requested former employers for COE.
    05-Apr - IELTS Take #2 Writing Test.
    10-Apr - IELTS Take #2 Speaking Test.
    14-Apr - Submitted application to Australian Computer Society (ACS).
    16-Apr - Booked for another IELTS (Take #3) at IDP. (Just in case that my Take #2 failed.)
    17-Apr - Received an email from ACS, asking for "Certified True Copies" (CTC) of my documents.
    23-Apr - IELTS Take #3 Speaking @IDP
    24-Apr - IELTS Take #3 Writing @IDP
    25-Apr - Received IELTS Take #2 Result = Good! (L:7 R:7.5 W:8 S:7)
    30-Apr - Uploaded additional docs to my ACS account.
    10-May - Received IELTS Take #3 Result = Bad! Got 6 on Listening, but that's okay as Take#2 is good!
    12-Jun - Received ACS Result (Positive!). Lodged EOI Visa 189 in SkillSelect later that day (65 points)
    13-Jun - Filled-out NBI Online Application.
    17-Jun - Got cedula & Applied for Police Clearance (sa Munisipyo)
    18-Jun - Received Police Clearance. Also got my NBI Clearance that day. (Online Application is indeed helpful!)
    22-Jun - Received Invitation to Lodge Visa 189
    23-Jun - Lodged and Paid for Visa 189.
    25-Jun - Uploaded Documents to immiAccount
    27-Jun - Applied for SG Certificate of Clearance (Acknowledgement Letter lang ng Visa 189 ang dinala ko) / Printed out eMedicalReferral Letter
    7-Jul - Completed Medical Exam at Point Medical, Orchard.
    10-Jul - Point Medical sent medical result to DIBP.
    14-Jul - Frontloaded Form 80.
    18-Jul - Received SG Certificate of Clearance.
    7-Aug - Last Day of Work (SG)
    15-Aug - Flight back to Pinas

    < Spent time with family, relatives & friends before the move >

    3-Sept - CO Allocation (Called DIBP)
    18 -Sept - CO asked for confirmation to deduct 5 points.
    22 -Sept - Visa Grant!
    23 -Sept - Attended CFO-PDOS
    27 -Sept - Flight to Sydney.
    28 -Sept - TouchDown Sydney!

    < 1 month job hunting >

    24 - Oct - Job Offer.
    29 - Oct - First Day at Work!

    25 Dec - Jan 1 = First Christmas and New Year Down Under!

  • retakeretake North Ryde
    Posts: 152Member
    Joined: Mar 13, 2014
    Thanks for the input kapatid! @jr17sg

    Waiting pa rin ako ng Visa Grant, mukhang may katagalan ito compared sa iba.

    Visa Tracker: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/18d1OUvt_9wyGxVrUu-12aoo8evhMKwGFHrf2smAaoU4/edit?pli=1#gid=0

    Visa 189 Application Timeline - Year 2014
    Software Engineer (261313 ) Location: Singapore

    23-Jan - Booked for IELTS exam at British Council SG.
    15-Feb - IELTS Exam Take #1 (Writing Test)
    18-Feb - Requested for Certificate of Employment from my present employer.
    19-Feb - IELTS Exam Take #1 (Speaking Test)
    05-Mar - Received IELTS Take #1 Exam Result = Failed! (L:6 R:8 W:7 S:7.5)
    **Mar-Apr - For 2 months, requested former employers for COE.
    05-Apr - IELTS Take #2 Writing Test.
    10-Apr - IELTS Take #2 Speaking Test.
    14-Apr - Submitted application to Australian Computer Society (ACS).
    16-Apr - Booked for another IELTS (Take #3) at IDP. (Just in case that my Take #2 failed.)
    17-Apr - Received an email from ACS, asking for "Certified True Copies" (CTC) of my documents.
    23-Apr - IELTS Take #3 Speaking @IDP
    24-Apr - IELTS Take #3 Writing @IDP
    25-Apr - Received IELTS Take #2 Result = Good! (L:7 R:7.5 W:8 S:7)
    30-Apr - Uploaded additional docs to my ACS account.
    10-May - Received IELTS Take #3 Result = Bad! Got 6 on Listening, but that's okay as Take#2 is good!
    12-Jun - Received ACS Result (Positive!). Lodged EOI Visa 189 in SkillSelect later that day (65 points)
    13-Jun - Filled-out NBI Online Application.
    17-Jun - Got cedula & Applied for Police Clearance (sa Munisipyo)
    18-Jun - Received Police Clearance. Also got my NBI Clearance that day. (Online Application is indeed helpful!)
    22-Jun - Received Invitation to Lodge Visa 189
    23-Jun - Lodged and Paid for Visa 189.
    25-Jun - Uploaded Documents to immiAccount
    27-Jun - Applied for SG Certificate of Clearance (Acknowledgement Letter lang ng Visa 189 ang dinala ko) / Printed out eMedicalReferral Letter
    7-Jul - Completed Medical Exam at Point Medical, Orchard.
    10-Jul - Point Medical sent medical result to DIBP.
    14-Jul - Frontloaded Form 80.
    18-Jul - Received SG Certificate of Clearance.
    7-Aug - Last Day of Work (SG)
    15-Aug - Flight back to Pinas

    < Spent time with family, relatives & friends before the move >

    3-Sept - CO Allocation (Called DIBP)
    18 -Sept - CO asked for confirmation to deduct 5 points.
    22 -Sept - Visa Grant!
    23 -Sept - Attended CFO-PDOS
    27 -Sept - Flight to Sydney.
    28 -Sept - TouchDown Sydney!

    < 1 month job hunting >

    24 - Oct - Job Offer.
    29 - Oct - First Day at Work!

    25 Dec - Jan 1 = First Christmas and New Year Down Under!

  • retakeretake North Ryde
    Posts: 152Member
    Joined: Mar 13, 2014
    Mga tol, mukhang mas priority nga talaga ang 190 applicants compared sa 189. Base sa kabilang forum, marami nang direct grants for July 190 applicants. Yung mga 189 applicants naman, mga June 1 - 10 na yung pina-process:

    http://www.expatforum.com/expats/australia-expat-forum-expats-living-australia/196210-189-190-visa-applicants-6446.html

    https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AkrdCphtU8u-dGJQSWROUlZ0bThIaUF2VW9zdUZmMlE&usp=sharing#gid=0

    Visa Tracker: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/18d1OUvt_9wyGxVrUu-12aoo8evhMKwGFHrf2smAaoU4/edit?pli=1#gid=0

    Visa 189 Application Timeline - Year 2014
    Software Engineer (261313 ) Location: Singapore

    23-Jan - Booked for IELTS exam at British Council SG.
    15-Feb - IELTS Exam Take #1 (Writing Test)
    18-Feb - Requested for Certificate of Employment from my present employer.
    19-Feb - IELTS Exam Take #1 (Speaking Test)
    05-Mar - Received IELTS Take #1 Exam Result = Failed! (L:6 R:8 W:7 S:7.5)
    **Mar-Apr - For 2 months, requested former employers for COE.
    05-Apr - IELTS Take #2 Writing Test.
    10-Apr - IELTS Take #2 Speaking Test.
    14-Apr - Submitted application to Australian Computer Society (ACS).
    16-Apr - Booked for another IELTS (Take #3) at IDP. (Just in case that my Take #2 failed.)
    17-Apr - Received an email from ACS, asking for "Certified True Copies" (CTC) of my documents.
    23-Apr - IELTS Take #3 Speaking @IDP
    24-Apr - IELTS Take #3 Writing @IDP
    25-Apr - Received IELTS Take #2 Result = Good! (L:7 R:7.5 W:8 S:7)
    30-Apr - Uploaded additional docs to my ACS account.
    10-May - Received IELTS Take #3 Result = Bad! Got 6 on Listening, but that's okay as Take#2 is good!
    12-Jun - Received ACS Result (Positive!). Lodged EOI Visa 189 in SkillSelect later that day (65 points)
    13-Jun - Filled-out NBI Online Application.
    17-Jun - Got cedula & Applied for Police Clearance (sa Munisipyo)
    18-Jun - Received Police Clearance. Also got my NBI Clearance that day. (Online Application is indeed helpful!)
    22-Jun - Received Invitation to Lodge Visa 189
    23-Jun - Lodged and Paid for Visa 189.
    25-Jun - Uploaded Documents to immiAccount
    27-Jun - Applied for SG Certificate of Clearance (Acknowledgement Letter lang ng Visa 189 ang dinala ko) / Printed out eMedicalReferral Letter
    7-Jul - Completed Medical Exam at Point Medical, Orchard.
    10-Jul - Point Medical sent medical result to DIBP.
    14-Jul - Frontloaded Form 80.
    18-Jul - Received SG Certificate of Clearance.
    7-Aug - Last Day of Work (SG)
    15-Aug - Flight back to Pinas

    < Spent time with family, relatives & friends before the move >

    3-Sept - CO Allocation (Called DIBP)
    18 -Sept - CO asked for confirmation to deduct 5 points.
    22 -Sept - Visa Grant!
    23 -Sept - Attended CFO-PDOS
    27 -Sept - Flight to Sydney.
    28 -Sept - TouchDown Sydney!

    < 1 month job hunting >

    24 - Oct - Job Offer.
    29 - Oct - First Day at Work!

    25 Dec - Jan 1 = First Christmas and New Year Down Under!

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